FORUM 2018 – Featured Guests

Keynote Speakers

HeinerGoebbels German composer and director Heiner Goebbels, will deliver the first keynote address in Victoriaville. Professor Goebbels belongs to the most important exponents of the contemporary music and theatre scene. In addition to compositions for large orchestra, he created several prize-winning radio plays, staged concerts, installations and since the early 90’s also music theatre works, which are produced at the most important theatre- and music festivals worldwide.

IsabelleVanGrimde Prize-winning Montreal-based choreographer, researcher and interdisciplinary collaborator, Isabelle Van Grimde will present a keynote in Montreal. Her work is characterized by the quality of dialogue between the musical and dance elements, which often integrate many new technologies. She regularly takes her work beyond the concert stage into galleries, public spaces and on the web. Photo Michael Slobodian.

Canadian Guests

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Andrew Balfour

Sandeep Bhagwati

Mykalle Bielinski

Kiran Bhumber

Linda Bouchard

Louise Campbell

JP Carter

Kate Clark

Gabriel Dharmoo

Anne Goldenberg

Ruth Howard

Marcelle Hudon

Andrew MacKelvie

Megumi Masaki

Emilie Monnet

Luke Nickel

L’Orchestre d’hommes orchestres

Monica Pearce

Tina Pearson

Jerry Pergolesi

Jacques Poulin-Denis

Evelin Ramon

Will Robinson

Lou Sheppard

Isabella Stefanescu

Roozbeh Tabandeh

Lan Tung

Christopher Willes

Gayle Young

International Guests

Ona Kamu (Finland)

Elke Moltrecht (Germany)

Niilo Tarnanen (Finland)



Check back here, the list keeps growing. (Subject to change without prior notification – February 28, 2018).